Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Screen Repair, Teardown and Reassemble

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Screen Repair, Teardown and Reassemble Guide

Recommended Tools:

Plastic Triangle Opening Tool
Nylon Spudger
Fine Tip Curved Tweezers
Precision Knife Set
2mm Red Adhesive
Multi-Purpose Heat Gun
Professional Phillips Screwdriver
Playing Cards

Step 1

Power down your 2016 Samsung Galaxy J3 smartphone.
 
Step 2 (Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Rear Battery Cover)
 
Easily remove the Galaxy J3 rear cover.
 
Step 3 (Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Battery)
 
Take out the 2600 milliampere-hour (mAh) Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) battery.
 
Step 4 (Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Exterior Midframe)
 
Remove the following 10 Phillips screws.
 
Apply a little heat, and then use the triangle opening tool to work around the Samsung phone and free the exterior midframe.
 
Step 5 (Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Loudspeaker)
 
Eradicate the Galaxy J3 loudspeaker box from the midframe.
 
Step 6 (Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Motherboard)
 
Detach the cable for the bottom LED buttons and then the display cable.
 
With the cables out of the way, lift out the Galaxy J7 motherboard.
 
Step 7 (Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Headphone Jack, Front-Facing Camera and Rear-Facing Camera)
 
Detach and remove the Galaxy J3 headphone jack.
 
Spudge up the 5-megapixel Samsung Galaxy J3 front-facing camera.
 
Release the ZIF connector and free the 8-megapixel Galaxy J3 (2016) rear-facing camera from the motherboard.
 
Step 8 (Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Earpiece Speaker and Vibrator)
 
With the tweezers in hand, remove the earpiece speaker.
 
Pluck out the spring-contact-connected Galaxy J3 vibrator.
 
Step 9 (Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Display Assembly)
 
Begin too free the Galaxy J3 Super AMOLED display assembly by using the heat gun to warm up the adhesive.
 
Insert a playing card to start slicing through the adhesive.
 
Use playing cards to attack the adhesive securing the display assembly to the interior midframe. Take your time and apply additional heat as needed.
 
Once you have sliced through the adhesive, be mindful of the display cable and the cables for the bottom buttons when decoupling the 2016 Galaxy J3 screen from the midframe.
 
Step 10 (Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Cables for the Bottom Buttons and Home Button Switch)
 
Extract the cables for the bottom buttons and Galaxy J3 home button switch.
 
 
* To reassemble your device, follow the steps in reverse order.